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GIA (Gemological Institute of America) houses perhaps the world’s most comprehensive collection documenting the history, science, business, and art of gems and jewelry. This online collection from the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center presents some of the most unique and rare books in the library’s collection. GIA is a nonprofit institute dedicated to research and education in gemology and jewelry arts. The Institute’s mission is to ensure the public trust in gems a...


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Volume 2 of 3. "The word "monumental" is justly applied to this work in respect not only to its size but also to its content; it is the most comprehensive monograph ever published on the engraved gems of antiquity."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2277. Contents: 1. Bd. 67 Tafeln in Heliogravure.--2. Bd. Beschreibung und Erklearung der Tafeln.--3. Bd. Geschichte der Steinschneidekunst im klassischen Altertum, mit 3 Tafeln.
Topics: Gems--History, Glyptics--History
Collection of privately published papers on natural history. Partial contents: VIII. Versuch einer Mineralgeschich​te des Oberösterreisch​en Salzkammergutes / Ignatz von Born.--XI. Nachricht von ungarischen Opalen und Weltaugen / Hrn. Traugott Delius.--XV. Chymische Versuche mit dem sogenannten carrarischen, und dem sogenannten florentinischen figurirten Marmor zur Erläuterung der Mineralogie / Johan Zauschners.-​-​XVI. Schreiben über die Mineralgeschich​te von Oesterreich unter...
Topics: Mineralogy--Early works to 1800, Opals--Early works to 1800, Platinum--Early works to 1800,...
"Astounding work, both for its content involving an enormous amount of research into the literature, and its commentaries upon nephrite and jadeite jades as then known from all parts of the world and in all cultures." "The second and by far the largest part, 63-318 that surely must still be the most exhaustive survey of the cultural-historical-scientific literature pertaining in whole or part to jade that has even been assembled within the covers of one book; it remains truly...
Topics: Jade, Stone age, Ethnology--Miscellanea
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by Beauclair, Rene, 1897-
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Volume 1 of 2. Herausgegeben von Rene Beauclair ; im Verein mit Andre Petitjean, Jules Armbruster, Paul Lienard, Emile Jammes, Paul F. Follot. Each volume consists of 24 plates of sample designs. Volume 2:  https://archive​.org/details/Ne​ueIdeenFurModer​nenSchmuckVolum​e2
Topics: Jewelry--19th Century--Design, Jewelry--20th Century--Design
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Volume 1 of 3. "The word "monumental" is justly applied to this work in respect not only to its size but also to its content; it is the most comprehensive monograph ever published on the engraved gems of antiquity."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2277. Contents: 1. Bd. 67 Tafeln in Heliogravure.--2. Bd. Beschreibung und Erkearung der Tafeln.--3. Bd. Geschichte der Steinschneidekunst im klassischen Altertum, mit 3 Tafeln. Volume 2 available at:...
Topics: Gems--History, Glyptics--History
Mit 122 lithographierten Tafeln. 2. durchfesehene & ergänzte aufl.
Topics: Alchemy, Astrology
"In general, major remarks are confined to the synthesis of corundum but also include comments on synthetic quartz, opal, emerald, and diamond [...]. Amplifying remarks in part four discuss color in natural gemstones, distinctions between synthetic and natural gemstones, properties of synthetic diamonds (!) and including their combustion, and prices of synthetic stones."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 856.
Topic: Precious stones, Artificial
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by Bruhns, Willy, 1864-1929
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Mit 190 Abbildungen. (Sammlung Göschen ; Bd. 210)
Topic: Crystallography
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by Beauclair, Rene, 1897-
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Volume 2 of 2. Herausgegeben von Rene Beauclair ; im Verein mit Andre Petitjean, Jules Armbruster, Paul Lienard, Emile Jammes, Paul F. Follot. Each volume consists of 24 plates of sample designs. Volume 1: https://archive.org/details/NeueIdeenFurModernenSchmuckVolume1
Topics: Jewelry--19th Century--Design, Jewelry--20th Century--Design
"Work on glassblowing and glass making, first published in 1689 in Frankfurt & Liepzig by the same publisher."-​-​Pacific Book Auction lot description.
Topics: Glass manufacture--Early works to 1800, Precious stones, Artificial--Early works to 1800, Precious...
"First part: general gemology, crystallography​, properties, lapidary treatment, defects in cut stones, synthetics, imitations, etc, trade names, some curious lore... Second part: descriptive, commencing with diamond and progressing through the major gemstones to those that are of lesser importance or even rare...."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5362. "First & second parts as before but the third part now provides gem identification tables with color as the...
Topic: Precious stones
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Volume 3 of 3. "The word "monumental" is justly applied to this work in respect not only to its size but also to its content; it is the most comprehensive monograph ever published on the engraved gems of antiquity."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2277. Contents: 1. Bd. 67 Tafeln in Heliogravure.--2. Bd. Beschreibung und Erklearung der Tafeln.--3. Bd. Geschichte der Steinschneidekunst im klassischen Altertum, mit 3 Tafeln.
Topics: Gems--History, Glyptics--History
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by Brauns, R. (Reinhard Anton), 1861-1937
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Vierte, verbesserte Auflage, Neudruck. Sammlung Göschen, Nr. 29.
Topic: Mineralogy
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by Paracelsus, 1493-1541
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Partial contents: I. Von naturlichen Dingen.--II. Beschreibung etlicher Kreuter.--III. Von Metallen.--IIII. Von Mineralen.--V. Von edlen Gesteinen.
Topics: Alchemy--Early works to 1800, Metals--Early works to 1800, Metals--Therapeutic use--Early works to...
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"An elegant memento of the jewelry firm named. Topics: history of jewelry, the diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire, pearl, symbolism, and silver & gold."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3908. Gedruckt Weihnachten 1922 bei Ott v. Holten in 1000 numerierten exemplaren Nr. 975.
Topics: Precious stones, Diamonds, Pearls, Gems
"[T]he last part...discusse​s in detail the lapidary arts with emphasis laid upon the correct proportions of faceted gems if they are to appear at their best; this is one of the earliest places in the literature where correct proportions are recognized as being vital to development of brilliance ... A very rare work."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2143. 
Topics: Precious stones, Gem cutting
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Mit 4 farbigen Mineraltafeln, einer Profiltafel und 263 Abbildungen im Text. 8. Aufl.
Topics: Mineralogy, Geology
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by Haushofer, Karl, 1839-1895
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Binder's title: Offentlichen Sitzung der k.b. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München, 1877-85.
Topics: Mineralogists--19th century, Kobell, Franz von, 1803-1882--Biography
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"Sonderabdruck aus des Verfassers "Leitfaden der Naturgeschichte mit besonderer Berücksichtigun​g der Rohstofflehre".
Topics: Mineralogy--Handbooks, manuals, etc., manuals, etc.
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Volume 1 of 2. Erster band: Die geschichte des schmucks ; mit einer doppelseitigen tafel in farbendruck "Ringe aus allen Zeiten" und 16 vollbildern. Partial contents: Bd. 1. "History of jewelry in all periods and the materials used in manufacture of same. Periods: Ancient Egypt, Euphrates valley civilizations, Phoenicia, Troy and Asia Minor, Mediterranean civilizations in the Classical period, Middle Ages, Renaissance, modern times, including Art Nouveau."-​-​Gemology by...
Topics: Jewelry--History, Gems
Index includes entries for: coral, marble (marmor), etc. Other title: Auszug seiner Natur-Geschichte des Adriatischen Meers
Topics: Natural history--Adriatic Sea, Marine biology--Adriatic Sea, Coral
"This, and its predecessor editions [1729, 1763], is an authoritative and respected treatise on general gemology covering those aspects of greatest value to the practising jeweler and purveyor of gems. The author, unfortunately unknown, displays considerable accurate knowledge of gemstones which with the translation of Jeffries' Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls ...appended to the regular text, made this work the standard reference in german-speaking regions for many years" -- Gemology...
Topics: Diamonds--Early works to 1800, Diamonds--Prices--Early works to 1800, Pearls--Early works to 1800,...
Zweite verbesserte und vermehrte auflage. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Topics: Petrology, Geology
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Topics: Blowpipe, Mineralogy, Determinative
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by Gavelin, Axel
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Reprinted from Bull. of the Geol. Instit. of Upsala, Vol XV.
Topic: Minerals
[Historia naturalis lapidum pretiosorum omnium. German] "Rare"--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 0484.
Topics: Mineralogy--Early works to 1800, Precious stones--Early works to 1800, Precious stones--Therapeutic...
"First edition of a work which became the standard reference on synthetic gemstones. It summarizes extant knowledge on all methods synthesis in the first chapter, with much more detail being furnished in the second chapter wherein descriptions of materials are provided for those that are (a) commercially important gemstones, (b) minerals whose syntheses are of scientific interest only, and (c) imitations of turquoise and cordierite."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 4448.
Topic: Precious stones, Artificial
"A very rare work."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no 1413.
Topics: Mineralogy-€-€‹Early works to 1800, Agates, Basalt, Gem...
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"mit 4 farbigen mineraltafeln, einer profiltafel und 264 abbildungen im text." Funfte, verb. Aufl.
Topics: Mineralogy--Popular and elementary, Geology--Popular and elementary
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Abhandlungen der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Stiftung Heinrich Lanz. Mathematisch-​Naturwissenscha​ftliche Klasse. Abt. A. 12 abh. Summary: "Mathematically analyzes & correlates structural elements of the diamond lattice to crystal faces, particularly in the case of rough or stepped faces...The plates depict author's ideas of stepped growths and contain many excellent and unusual drawings employing the decrements mentioned, particularly of...
Topic: Diamonds
"A work famous for introducing the concept that injuries to the amber-producing trees must have accounted for the very large quanities of amber found in the Baltic deposits... Plate XV is particularly commendable because it shows, life-size, a number of specimens of raw amber associated with wood remnants or alone -- Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1438.
Topic: Amber
Excessively rare work on amber, its origin and use in medicine. The author claims amber to be "not vegetable resin, but some sort of petroleum residue [mountain wax]". The book also makes "reference to insects in amber, and is therefore one of the earliest works mentioning them."--Gemology, J. Sinkankas, vol. 2, p. 43.
Topics: Amber--Early works to 1800, Medicine--15th-18th centuries
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by Fuchs, C. W. C. (Carl Wilhelm C.), 1837-1886
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Topic: Mineralogy--Identification
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by Breithaupt, Johann Friedrich August, 1791-1873
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Als Manuscript Ausgegeben Zweite Ausgabe. Book issued with printed text interspersed with blank pages. Extensive handwritten notes throughout probably by Raphael Pumpelly. Pumpelly was an American geologist and explorer. In the 1850s, he attended Freiberg University of Mining and Technology where August Breithaupt was one of his instructors.
Topics: Mineralogy, Minerals--Classification
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by Haidinger, Wilhelm Karl, RItter von, 1795-1871
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"Aus dem XXXII. Bande, S.3, des Jahrganges 1858 der Sitzungsbericht​e der mathem.-naturw. Classe der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften besonders abgedruckt" "Haidinger's refutation of the claim by Clemens Stephan Dupoisat of France that a nearly 820 carat brilliant cut stone is diamond. Haidinger's test results reveal it to be a faintly-blue topaz."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2672. German text with French footnotes.
Topics: Diamonds, Topaz, Precious stones--Testing
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by Lorinser, Gustav
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"On the 'Marmarosch diamonds' or exceptionally clear and sharp rock crystals found near Nagyag, Hungary, with remarks on similar crystals from elsewhere, descriptions of typical specimens and occurrence, the collecting & marketing of same, and with an anecdote on a famous large 'diamond' that belonged to Dr. Gottfried Christoph Beireis of Helmstadt which was examined by Goethe but doubted by him to be a true diamond."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 4045.
Topic: Quartz crystals
Abhandlungen der Königlich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-​physikalische Klasse, 26. Bd., 7.Abh.
Topics: Mollusks, Biology
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by Grässe, Johann Georg Theodor, 1814-1885
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3. verb. und verm. Aufl. "Detailed description of the contents of the 8 rooms of the Green Vaults of Dresden in which are housed the accumulated treasures of the electors of Saxony, Germany. The preface discusses the history of the royal house and the persons responsible for the formation of the collection and subsequent additions thereto, the growth of the collection, its status at several points in time according to old inventories, and other matters, all supported with footnote...
Topics: Decorative arts--Catalogs, Grunes Gewolbe (Museum : Dresden, Germany)--Catalogs
Summary: Discusses various stones used as building materials, including ornamental stones. Classifies them by species and discusses the following properties for each stone: color, texture, luster, fracture, lucidity, hardness, streak, cohesiveness, density, chemical composition and use. "One of the earliest works written specifically to acquaint builders, and especially apprentices in the building trades, with the kinds and properties of stones that could be used in construction [...] Of...
Topic: Building stones--Early works to 1800
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by Berg, Georg Ernst Wilhelm, 1876-1946
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mit 88 textfiguren.
Topic: Ore deposits
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German translation of the Flemish, Diamant, zijne eigenschappen en zijne bewerking, 1906. "Describes the properties of diamonds and diamond crystals, with almost all of the text devoted to the steps that must be taken to process the diamond from its rough form into a finished gem. There are specific instructions for cutting several common styles of cut. At the time this was the only useful instructional manual available to diamond cutter apprentices in Europe."-​-​Gemology by J....
Topic: Diamond cutting
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 "Indefatigable in both research in the literature and in the personal examination of gemtones, minerals, and fossils, Brückmann here began a work that was destined to grow into a second edition, with augmentations, until it became a large and important treatise."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 974.
Topic: Precious stones--Early works to 1800
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by Conwentz, Hugo Wilhelm, 1855-1922
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Kongl. Svenska vetenskaps-​akademiens handlingar ; bd. 24, no. 13. "Includes silicified specimens; many fine col illust of structure."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1439.
Topics: Paleobotany--Sweden, Trees, Fossil--Sweden
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"Besonderer abdruck aus dem ersten bande der zeitschrift für die geschichte und alterthumskunde ermlands." "Minutely examines a very large number of old and new references to amber, no less than 198 footnotes supplied (!), to unravel the origin of the name "electron" as applied to amber. He concludes that the name is related to "electorius," a mythical stone supposedly found in the craw of a cock and possessing magical properties [...] much is unearthed in...
Topic: Amber--Folklore
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by Goldschmidt, V. M. (Victor Mordechai), 1853-1933
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Sonderabdruck aus: Zeitschrift fur Krystallographi​e use. XLIX. Band, 2. Heft.
Topic: Mineralogy
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by Fuchs, C. W. C. (Carl Wilhelm C.), 1837-1886
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"Mit 28 Abbildungen im Text." 5. Aufl., neu bearb. "Die wichtigsten mikrochemischen Reaktionen. Zusammengestell​t von A. Streng.": p. 60-100. "A complete manual of identification procedure giving blowpipe reactions (with tables), important mineralogical reactions (tables), external properties, and a table of crystal forms and angles."-​-​bookseller's description.
Topic: Mineralogy
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by Achard, Franz Carl, 1753-1821
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"The earliest treatise devoted exclusively to the scientific chemical analysis of gemstones and the first to tackle species which had hitherto refused to yield clues as to their composition, e.g., gemstones containing alumina and silica."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 13. Illus. plates appear to be photocopies.
Topic: Precious stones--Analysis--Early works to 1800
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by Doelter y Cisterich, Cornello August, 1850-1930
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Series: Sammlung Vieweg; tagesfragen aus den gebieten der naturwissenscha​ften und der technik, ht. 27 "The first substantial monograph to devote itself to the question of the origin and change in color in gemstones [...] A highly important work, and with others by Doelter, providing a firm basis for modern investigations of causes of color in crystalline materials. Very scarce."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1739.  "First takes up color phenomena in...
Topics: Precious stones--Optical properties, Fluorescence
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by Weber, J. C. Johann Carl, 1801-1875
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"verbessert und vermehrt unter mitwirkung von K. Haushofer." "According to the preface [p. 4], the 1st edition of this work appeared under the title, Die Mineralien Baiern's und beschranktesich auf Mineralien und Gesteinedieses Landes (München, c1850), which described the minerals of Bavaria. However, no copy of this book has been traced."-​-​Mineralogy & crystallography​ by C. Schuh, entry no. 4936. In this 2nd edition, this work "appears to be a companion...
Topic: Minerals
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by Brückmann, Urban Friederich Benedict, 1723-1812.
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Bound with ... Beyträge zu seiner Abhandlung von Edelsteinen, Zwote Fortsetzung [2nd contribution]..​. 1783.  Beytrage...1778​: "Greatly expands the basic work... The text now also contains much on the synthesis of minerals and gemstones, manufacture of imitations and falsifications, how they can be detected, a historical note of lapidary work, and adds much new material and locality information to all previous parts as well as introducing new gemstones."-​-​Gemology by J....
Topic: Precious stones--Early works to 1800
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1 map in back pocket, 4 are missing.
Topic: China--Description and travel
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by Fischer, H. (Heinrich), 1817-1886
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"Separat-​Abdruck aus Nr 1 u.2, Band VIII, der Mittheilungen der anthropolog. Gesellschaft in Wien." "Mit lithographirten Tafeln."
Topic: Mineralogy
"...Henkel sets forth his views on the formation of mineral materials, including coral and gemstones, all of it abundantly footnoted by Zimmerman. The modes of formaiton are (1) congelation, (2) concretion, (3) vegetation (coral, eg), (4) crystallization, and (5) petrifaction."--Gemology, by J. Sinkankas (vol. 1, p. 461).
Topics: Chemistry--Early works to 1800, Mineralogy--Early works to 1800, Precious stones--Early works to...
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Includes index.
Topics: Geology--Textbooks, Mineralogy--Textbooks
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by Goldschmidt, V. M. (Victor Mordechai), 1853-1933
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Separat-abdruck aus Tschermaks Mineralogischen und Petrographische​n Mitteilungen Herausgegeben von F. Becke. From: Tschermaks Mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen, XXXIX. Band, 6. Heft, 1910.
Topic: Corundum
"Hasse's monograph was one of the earliest to systematically investigate sources of amber used in Mediterranean cultures in antiquity and laid the groundwork for subsequent studies aimed at clarification of the amber problem"-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2796.
Topics: Amber--Early works to 1800, Amber--History, Precious stone industry and trade--History
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Bibliothek nützlicher Taschenbücher. 3., verb. und verm. Aufl.
Topic: Mineralogy--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
2 volumes in 1. "Verzeichniss der schriftsteller, welche ausser den angeführten über succinium geschrieben haben": v. 1, p. 169-176. "By far the best work written on amber in the 19th century..."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3236. Partial contents: Er. Th. Naturgeschichte des Succins oder Bernsteins.-​-​Zw. Th. Von den bituminösen Körpern im Allgemeinen ; Von einigen Pflanzensäften heutiger Vegetationen. Includes bibliographical footnotes.
Topic: Amber
"Very scarce. Translation...o​f Mineralogia, eller inledning til nödig kunskap at igenkiånna (2nd ed., Stockholm, 1739). In addition this work also includes in chapter eight an abstracted translation of Bromell's paleontological treatise, Lithograpica Suecana."-​-​Mineralogy & crystallography by Curtis P. Schuh, entry no. 868 (2007 ed.).
Topics: Mineralogy--Sweden, Mineralogy--Early works to 1800, Fossils--Early works to 1800
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Nebst Erläuterungen Aufgenommen von J.E. Hibsch, G. Irgang, A. Pelikan und F. Seemann. Bearbeitet und herausgegeben mit unterstützung der gesellschaft zur förderung Deutscher Wissenschaft, Kunst U. Literatur in Böhmen. Mit einer geologischen karte, 3 tafeln und 14 textfiguren.
Topic: Geology--Czech Republic--Periodicals
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Includes bibliographical references.
Topics: Geology--Canary Islands--Lanzarote, Geology--Canary Islands--Fuerteventura
Zeichnungen und holzschnitte sind aus dem xylographischen Institut von M. Gerlach & Co. in Wien Hervorgegangen = Les dessins et les gravures sur bois sortent de l'établissement xylographique de M. Gerlach & Cie, à Vienne. "Provides brief descriptions and pictures of crowns of the world: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, England, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, and others, and also various church crowns; historical notes. [...] Rare."-​-​Gemology by J....
Topic: Crowns
Thesis (Ph.D.)-​-​Rheinischen Friedrich-​Wilhelms-​Universität zu Bonn, 1887.
Topics: Mineralogy, Sphene
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Volume 2 of 2.  Zweiter band: Das material des schmucks ; mit einer farbigen tafel: "Die Edeliteine" und acht vollbildern. Parital Contents: Bd. 2. "The second volume is principally of interest to the gemologist and provides an extended discussion of precious metals, from ores to finished alloys, p 27-110, while the remaining pages are devoted to gemstones, p 111-371, taking these up by groups as quartzes, feldspars, etc, and in a "precious group", describing...
Topics: Jewelry--History, Gems
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by Görgey, R.
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Mit einer Figur im Text und 3 Tafeln Sonderabdruck aus: »Zeitschrift für Krystallographi​e usw.« XLVIII. Band, 6. Heft
Topic: Datolite
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by Backlund, Helge
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(Trudy Geologiceskago Muzeja imeni Petra Velikago Imperatorskoj Akademii Nauk ;[v]t.3, v.3)
Topic: Olivine
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Orignial ed. published in Paris in 1780 under title: Description des principales pierres gravées du cabinet de S.A.S. Monseigneur le duc d'Orléans ... Noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3164.
Topics: Orleans, Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d', 1747-1793--Art collections--Catalogs, Gems--Early works to...
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Nebst Erläuterungen  Herausgegeben mit unterstützung der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, und der Gesellschaft zur Förderung Deutscher Wissenschaft, Kunst und Literatur in Böhmen. Mit einer geologischen karte und 17 abbildungen auf 2 tafeln.
Topic: Geology--Czech Republic--Periodicals
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"Die Veranstaltung befonderer Ausgaben diefes "Atlas", begleitet von erlauterndem Text in neueren Sprachen, behalt sitch der Verleger nox."--title page verso.
Topic: Mineralogy
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by Bäckström, Helge Mattias, 1865-1932
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Reprint from Õfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps.-​Akademiens Förhandlingar 1888, no. 8, Stockholm. Includes bibliographical references.
Topic: Iron
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by Schlosser, Julius, Ritter von, 1866-1938.
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"Holy Roman Empire crown treasure in Vienna, at the time, in the Wiener Hofburg: includes crowns, scepters, vessels, vestments, etc. The text treats royal treasures generally, and the present one specifically, giving a history of the regalia, both as recorded officially and from private sources, the forms and styles, valuable jewels and mementoes, Napoleonic mementoes, and a useful survey of literature written about various objects in the collection. Several crowns appear on the plates,...
Topic: Crown jewels--Austria
vom direktor derselben Dr. jur. Julius Erbstein. mit zwei abbildungen. Dritte Auflage. Plan of museum on back cover. "The stupendous collections of ornamental objects in the Green Vaults of the Royal Palace (Saxony) in Dresden, are here described in eight rooms or salons."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1931. Noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1933.
Topic: Art objects--Germany--Dresden--Catalogs
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Summary: "Contains the extremely important section (p. 177-202) on the properties of aggregates by which species may further be distinguished. Includes fibrous, platy, etc. aggregates. Werner admits that at the time of writing his celebrated work on the 'External Characters of Minerals', that he was not aware of the importance of this property and thus the present contribution is to be regarded as a supplement to his 'External Characteristics​'. J. Sinkankas 5/27/72. Also contains in...
Topics: Mineralogy, Mines and mining
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by Nies, A.
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Separat-Abdruck aus dem Neuen Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Geolgie und Palaontologie Jahrg, 1908 Bd. II (s.97-113 und Taf. IX,X.) "Crystallograph​y & forms of sapphire crystals from Ceylon, two of which are twinned; also a twin sapphire crystal from Kashmir."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 4762.
Topic: Sapphires
GIA
by Goldschmidt, V. M. (Victor Mordechai), 1853-1933
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Separat-Abdruck aus: eitschrift fur Krystallogrphie etc. XXIII. 1/ 2
Topic: Mineralogy